Tag Archives: development

Day of the girl: using data to transform the lives of girls and women by 2030

The World International Day for the Girl child is celebrated annually on October 11th and is marked by all United Nations member countries. The theme for this year’s International Day of the Girl child is “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: ...

Can the internet be used as a tool for peace and development in Uganda?

26th August 2016 saw the 10th Uganda Internet Governance Forum (UIGF) take place at the Golf course Hotel in Kampala. The UIGF is held annually and this year it was organized by the Internet Society – Uganda Chapter (ISOC – ...

Annual Celebration of International Day of Rural Women – October 15th

Background Rural women make more than a quarter of the world population, contributing to the well being of their families and development of rural economies therefore playing a key role in food production and food security. The idea of Rural Women’s ...

Call for Articles: ACFODE’s Arise Magazine

The call for articles for issue 51 for the Arise Magazine is on!! The theme for this issue is: “From Financial Crunch to Social Meltdown – Impact of the Global Economic Recession and How We Can Cope with it.” Though Uganda has ...

Uganda @ 33 Million: Act Now

On 11th July 2011, Uganda joined the world to commemorate the World Population Day (WPD). This year’s theme was Uganda @ 33 Million: Act Now. This theme is in line with the global campaign to mark the world at seven billion (w@7bn), ...

ALIN Receives International Library Award For Creating Knowledge Centers in Rural Areas

Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN) is the recipient of the 2011 Access to Learning Award of $1 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ALIN provides knowledge and information through a variety of innovative channels in remote communities throughout Kenya, Uganda, and ...

Storytelling and Social Media Workshop in Masaka: Milton Aineruhanga represents WOUGNET

The most common question from projects is how to promote your project. How to get people’s attention, connect with them and get supported. When I spoke to Michel about this he replied that also the Be More ...

Women of Uganda Network Launches “ICT4D Youth” Network

Since 2009 Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) in partnership with Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) have organized regional Gender & ICT Camps for the girl child in Eastern, Northern and Western Uganda. In 2010, the camps were transformed into “Gender and ...